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Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
the accident. hollywood and fans pay tribute after film star paul walker is killed in a car crash, age 40. and french expertise and demand in brazil ahead of next year's football world cup. france's riot police offer some advice. we start in new york, where the investigation continues into a train crash that killed four people. it's already known that the train was travel agent almost three times the speed limit as it entered the at-risk bend. now lawyers say the driver, a 46-year-old william rockefeller, a volunteered firefighter who never had an accident in a decade of driving, lost concentration, in a daze, in the seconds before the crash. investigators also say automated safeguards had not been fitted on the line. charlotte hawkins has the story. >> the train was headed for new york's grand central station, but it came off the tracks just north of manhattan, almost crashing into the hudson river. 150 people were believed to be on board, many suffered injuries, and some were transported to nearby hospitals. >> i was sitting on the train, and we were pulling up to the station. it's a da
Dec 3, 2013 8:00am PST
hi, i'm paul hewitt, the author of conceptual physics. you know, physics is a study of nature. the way things connect to one another. and these connections are underlined by the concepts, concepts which are beautifully expressed mathematically. but the focus of conceptual physics will be the beauty of these concepts in english. the equations of physics will be seen as guides to thinking, much more than recipes for numerical problem solving. so the idea is the comprehension of concepts first and then computations later. ideally, in the laboratory where they're really meaningful. this tape you're looking at right now is the first. it's the intro of a series of more than 30 tapes. and this is a long step from where i started: video one of one my classes. that's like back in 1974. let's take a look at my class as it looked like in 1974. enjoy. matt, you wanna come here and try this? could i have one other volunteer, please, to pick up the anvil and put it on my head--chest? [laughter] right here. no, no, no, yeah-- right over here. [laughter] yeah. around--yeah. okay. yeah. that's
Dec 4, 2013 8:00am PST
notice that, paul? what are the new fire trucks? they used to be red. what are the new ones? - yellow green. - yellow green. and why they be yellow green, honey, huh? why? because you want to see those things coming down the road. and so they find you and said, "hey, let's paint them a color that human beings can see the most." and, yeah. do you notice the color of your street lights? what color they'd be, gang? - yellow. - yellow. a little greenish, a little yellow greenish, mostly yellow, right? why the streetlights yellow? they used to be incandescent lamps that used to glow white. now, they're making them yellow. one strong reason it has to do with, guess what we can see most? yellow and green. let's suppose you got a hundred-watt lamp, and it's white. and you're saying that a lot of this is coming out, and a lot of this too, right? so you're spreading it along all of that, right? let's suppose you got a hundred-watts only of this. how about your eye, honey? you're gonna see more light, because it's hitting right where you can see best. now, those yellow lamps aren't very good for
Dec 2, 2013 5:30am PST
paul. four points clear at the top in belgium. austrians were kept at bay in the men's super g race. the reigning olympic champion in this discipline is chasing a record for the number of victories for a norwegian skier. he was focused. he has been in dominant form, posting five victories over the year, four in the super g, one in last year's downhill. he crossed in 28.35 seconds. -- 1:28:35. austria looked aggressive. the silver medalist in the discipline cost -- crossed to secure second spot. he had done enough to secure the win and moved atop the overall standings. another austrian completed the podium. he finished 400 of a second back secondshed 0.04 of a back. creek, fans were denied a victory by this woman. course post few problems for the suite -- swede. despite an edgy start, linda held her nerve on the tricky flat section to finish 0.09 s econds ahead of the home favorite, who could not hide her disappointment at the end. in the absence of the injured reigningonn, the champion was given huge support. she had to settle for second place. >> this is so nice. i've been working
Dec 4, 2013 2:30pm PST
meeting paul the hermit in his forest retreat. for this scene of saint anthony's torment and trial in the wilderness, the artist brings back all the irrational-- the images of monsters he saw in medieval and 15th-century art. he gives them an amazing quality of reality, a sense of immediacy. half human, a fearfully diseased demon clutches his prayer book in a bag. an inscription in the corner could apply to him as well as to the patients of saint anthony's hospital-- "where are you, good jesus? where are you? why haven't you come to heal my wounds?" new classical idealism from renaissance italy ended the spontaneous realism and imagination of grunewald's art. two new views of christianity also finished the free inquiry found in his painting. both protestantism and catholicism had their own rigorous ideas of just how religious subjects ought to be shown, and these rather narrow concepts really ended the wild fantasies, the quality of individuality, which is so extraordinarily powerful in the monument that we have just seen. five years after grunewald painted the isenheim altarpiece,
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am PST
will have to do better after the winter break. >> and bayern munich are threatening to paul way. that makes saturday's clash etween all the more crucial. a win will go a long way to cementing their place as title challenger. >> winter has arrived, but despite the chilly temperatures, the team and its fans are basking in the warm glow of success. now the coach faces a major challenge. defending second place in the standings. >> there's alza lot of spirit. >> our job will be to quiet the fans down a bit. we have to believe in ourselves. >> the coach has to be feeling a bit more confident these days. a long list of injured players is slowly returning to the lineup. they'll see action, the overriding goal is clear -- reclaim second place and take them down a notch. >> the arrange of playing at home, forget the talk about the standings, i've repeated this time and again. we have major ambitions. we dropped some points, and looking back, it has hurt a lot. we can't give away anything else, and really need to prove ourselves. >> they also have the reputation of playing cautiously. now they want to
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
time he was 16, his skill and talent aowed h to join the workshop of eleing, peter paul rubens. rubenscomplex compositions, such as these with their sculpturally modeled figures, greatly influenced the young artist. but even in van dyck's earliest works we see the artist's ow distinctive ylemerging. he painted this scene of st. jerome when heas about 16. instead of the heroic figures rens, van ck chose to show the hermit saint as a man past s prime. though van dyck based his composition on a work by ruben the young artist painted it difrently, applying his paint thickly with rough, broken strokes, exaggerating the naturalism of the biblical scene. in another version of the same subjec painted just a few years later, van dyck portrays st. jerome in y a different manner. in a moment of deep religious fervor, the saint is about to strike his chest in penance ( o) this interesin psyogical intensity, human emotis, and cral momen wou mark v dyck'wo ughout h career. van dyck again looked to a work by rubens for inspiration. but once again, he interpreted the story in his own manner.
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